Vegan Fruitcake
 
 
Feeling festive? The fruitcake is a very popular festive dessert served at weddings or at Christmas. Learn how to make the most delicious and healthy vegan fruitcake at home! Easy peasy!
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Ingredients
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • ½ cup chopped pistachios
  • ½ cup pumpkin seeds
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • ½ cup golden raisins
  • ½ cup dates, pitted and chopped
  • ½ cup mix cubed dried pineapple
  • 3 Tbsp vegan butter, melted
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 flax eggs (2 Tbsp flax meal + 4 Tbsp water)
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ⅓ tsp nutmeg
  • ¾ cup fresh orange juice
  • ½ cup cranberry juice
  • For the glaze:
  • 4 Tbsp powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp orange juice
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 180C
  2. Brush a bundt pan with coconut oil. Set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, mix the flax egg mixture and set aside.
  4. In a medium bowl add the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Mix together.
  5. In a large bowl add the orange juice, cranberry juice, cranberries, dates, raisins, pineapple, walnuts, pistachios, pumpkin seeds, vanilla extract, sugar, thickened flax seed meal mixture, melted butter and mix together.
  6. Add the flour mixture to the fruit mixture and combine well.
  7. Pour into the prepared bundt pan and bake for about 45 minutes.
  8. Let cool.
  9. Meanwhile, whisk together the powdered sugar and orange juice.
  10. Once the cake has cooled, drizzle it with glaze.
Recipe by Gourmandelle | Vegetarian Blog at https://gourmandelle.com/vegan-fruitcake/